Welcome To Your Kitchen

A Happy Kitchen
What's Cooking?
Fire It Up!
Potz 'n Panz
Gadgets from A to Z
Careful With That Knife
My Little Muffin Pan
Electric Gizmos

That's Entertainment

Table for Two (Or More)
Napkin Magic
Triangle Fold
Lily Fold
The Super Silverware Napkin Roll
Candles and Centerpieces
How To Buffet
Ragin' Cocktail Parties
Mexican Theme
Italian Theme
French Theme
Greek Theme
American Theme
Rockin' Four-Course Dinners
Menu for Burger Night
Mexican Fiesta 1
Mexican Fiesta 2
Italian Night 1
Italian Night 2
Nuit Francais
Greek Night
Steak Night 1
Steak Night 2
Fish Night
Barbecue Night


Can You Salsa?
Holy Guacamole
Clam Dip
Veggie Dip
Mexican Dip
Devilish Eggs
Eggs 'n Caviar
Marinated Mushrooms
Stuffed Mushrooms
Basil 'n Cheese Twirlies
Baked Brie en Croute
Salmon Toast
Mini Pizzas
Killer Quesadillas
Macho Nachos

In Hot Soup

Soup Is Totally Hot!
Broth Basics
Mama's Chicken Soup
Creamy Tomato Soup
Chicken Tortilla Soup
Italian Vegetable Soup
French Onion Soup
Lentil Soup
Coconut Curry Chowder

A Little Fishy

Baked Cod
Black Bean Salsa
Cocktail Sauce
Crustaceans and Mollusks
Deep Fried Mahi-Mahi
Fish Facts
Fish Tacos
Grilled Salmon
Pan-Fried Sole Almondine
Salmon with Cilantro Sauce
Shark Kabobs
Something Fishy
Tartar Sauce
Ahi Tuna Burritos
Boiled Shrimp
Shrimp Gumbo
Greek Shrimp
Shrimp Scampi
King Crab with Butter Sauce
Mussels au Currie

Pig and Lambs

Hey Porky!
Mediterranean-Style Pork Chops
Rosemary Pork Loin
Stuffed Pork Chops
Spice-Rubbed Baked Ribs
BBQ Ribs
Maple-Glazed Ham
Let's Talk Lamb
Pan-Fried Loin Lamb Chops
Greek-Style Lamb Stew
Bob's Kabobs

Wedding Trivia

The Wonderful World of Dating
How Do You Propose?
Very Engaging
Rites of Passage
Flower Power
You're Wearing What, Where?
Very Superstitious
What Does That Mean?
Who Said That?
Weddings of the World
More Weddings of the World
Native and Tribal Wedding Customs
Honey and the Moon
Wedding Potpourri
It Cost How Much?
Wedding and Cakes

Words from the Author

Stocking the Pantry

Let's Go Shopping
Gotta Have Food
In The Can
All Bottled Up
How Sweet It Is
You're Really Milking It!
Flour Power
Rice Is Nice...Especially With Some Spice
You Don't Know Beans
I Think That Potatoe Has Its Eyes on Me
She's a Real Tomato
There's Some Fungus Among Us
I Love Onions So Much, They Make Me Cry!
Squash, Anyone?
Aye Yi Yi Chili Peppers
How Do You Like Them Apples?
Berry, Berry Nice
Let's Spice It Up!
Does This Smell Funny?
If You're Outta Dis
More Food, Less Guilt
How Many Apples In A...

I Love Breakfast!

Soft and Hard Boiled Eggs
Poached Eggs and Naked Boiled Eggs
Sunny Side Up, Basted, and Eggs Over Easy
Scrambled Eggs
Cheese Omelet
Omelet Variations
You Silly Sausage
Makin' Bacon...
Pancakes to Flip You Out
Holey Waffles
Home Fries
Toast Francais
EZ Eggs Benedict
Huevos Rancheros
Ole! Breakfast Burritos
Berry Good Syrup
EZ Hollandaise Sauce

You're My Hero!

Sandwich Basics
Hot Dog!
The Perfect Cheeseburger
Grilled Cheese
Grilled PB&J
Club Sandwich
Italian Deli Sub
Portabella Pocket
Chicken Caesar Salad Wrap
Tuna Melt
French Dip
Lox and Bagel Plate
OMG! Deli Reuben
Philly Cheesesteak

Simple Sides

Baked Potatoes
Twice Baked Potatoes
Mashed Potatoes
Hungarian Fries
Potatoes au Gratin
Throw the Rice
Stovetop Rice
Fried Rice
Spanish Rice
Parmesan Couscous
Baked Polenta
Beans, Beans...The Musical Fruit
Baked Beans
OMG! Refried Beans
Corn On and Off the Cob
Sauteed Vegetable Medley
Green Beans and Mushrooms
Asparagus with Mustard Dressing
Acorn Squash
Yams 'n Apples
Veggie Tempura
Garlic Bread
Yorkshire Pudding

Chicken Tonight

Fowl Play
Cutting Up a Flippin Bird
BBQ Chicken
Fantastic Fried Chicken
Extra-Crispy Fried Chicken
Oven Fried Chicken
Rowbear's Cordon Bleu
Easy Roasted Chicken
Greek Chicken
Cutlets in Lemon Caper Sauce
Chicken Tenders in Cream Sauce
Indian Chicken Curry
Chicken Chow Mein
Moroccan Chicken
Chicken Paprikash
Chicken Enchiladas
Chicken Fajitas

Holiday Feast

Big Bird
Serve It Up!
Gravy, Turkey!
Stuff It!
Cornbread Apple Sausage Stuffing
Candied Sweet Taters
Broccoli Souffle
Cranberry Sauce
Cranberry Bread
Pumpkin Chiffon Cheesecake
Bread Pudding


Before You Cook, Read This

Terms and Techniques

Boiling and Simmering
Chopping, Grating, and More
Preparation Techniques
Basic Baking Techniques
How Do You Measure Up?
Cooking Terms from A to Z
Enjoy the Adventure

Bottoms Up!

Have a Cup of Joe
Roasting Them Beans
Choosing the Best Coffee Grind
Makin' Da Coffee
The Skinny on Espresso
Tea for Me
A Better Brew
Hot Chocolate
Chocolate Milkshake
Real Smoothie!
Banana-Berry Smoothie
Perfect Lemonade
Basic Fruit Punch
Tropical Fruit Punch
Hot Christmas Punch
What's Your Favorite Whine?
Wine Serving Chart
Let's Get Glassy
Open Up!

Salad Days

Let Us Eat Lettuce
Dressing It Up
Sour Cream Ranch
Blue Cheese
Thousand Island
Mixed-Up Salad
Opa! Greek Salad
Caesar Salad
Warm Spinach Salad
Chef Salad
Tuna in a Salad?
Gourmet Chicken Salad
You Little Shrimp Salad
Egg-ceptional Egg Salad
Perfect Potater Salad
Chicken Pasta Salad

Pasta...That's Amore!

Mama Mia! Atsa Lotta Pasta!
Cooking Pasta
Let's Get Saucy!
Marinara Sauce
Tomato Meat Sauce
Vodka Sauce
Cream Sauce
Alfredo Sauce
Clam Sauce
Tortellini with Roberto Sauce
Baked Spaghetti
Manicotti...You Stuff It!
Mama's Lasagna
Macaroni 'n Cheese
Easy Cheesy Chili Mac

What's Your Beef?

Meet Some Meat
Cooking the Perfect Steak
Pan-Fried Steak with Gravy
Pepper Steak
Mushroom 'n Onion Topping
Bearnaise Sauce
Roast Beef with New Potatoes
Easy Pot Roast
Nirvana Meatloaf
Me Gusta Tacos!
Bad Boy Burritos
Upside Down Beef Tamale Pie
Stir-Fry Beef
Beef Stroganoff

Just Desserts

A Trip Down the Baking Aisle
Hot Fudge Sundae
Strawberry Shortcake
Choco Pudding
Coconut Custard
Chocolate Cream Puffs
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Mexican Wedding Cakes
Chocolate Almond Biscotti
Homemade Pie Crust
Apple-Blueberry-Walnut Pie
Pecan Pie
Chocolate Cream Pie
EZ Banana Bread
Have Your Cake...
Rich 'n Delicious Chocolate Cake
Carrot-Pineapple Cupcakes
Almond-Poppyseed Muffins
Chocolate Almond Torte
The Frosting on the Cake
Rich Chocolate Frosting
Cream Cheese Frosting